MADNESS, MANIA, & THE CINEMA (PY2007)

Analyzes alienation and delusional states psychodynamically as presented in contemporary film. First studies acute hysteria and multiple personalities (Petrie's Sybil). Then approaches the elaboration of a persecution complex (Polanski's Rosemary's Baby), amnesia and dissociation (Parker's Angel Heart), and psychotic breakdown Bergman's Through a Glass Darkly or The Hour of the Wolf).

Code: 
PY2007
Name: 
MADNESS, MANIA, & THE CINEMA
Discipline: 
PY (Psychology)
Type: 
Regular
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credits: 
4
Can be taken twice for credit?: 
No
Pre-requisites: 
College Level=Sophomore
Co-requisites: 
None